BOONEVILLE – A Lee County woman surrendered to authorities Monday on a felony charge of the exploitation of a vulnerable person.
Katrina Shannon, 37, of Shannon, turned herself in at the Prentiss County Sheriff’s Office after being indicted by a Prentiss County grand jury. She was booked into the Prentiss County jail with a bond set at $10,000, with an arraignment date of March 21.
The indictment alleges that beginning Feb. 1, 2016, through January 31, 2017, Shannon illegally withdrew money from the victim’s bank account without the victim’s consent. Shannon is accused of withdrawing more than $250 of the victim’s social security income and converting the money to her own use while the victim was a patient at a care facility.
If convicted, Shannon faces up to 10 years in prison and a maximum of $10,000 in fines.